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Healthcare Practice MSc

Healthcare Practice MSc

School of Health Sciences

Level

Post- graduate

Mode

Taught

Campus

Preston

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Course Enquiries
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

  • Duration:

    Part time 2-5 years. No fixed timetable.

  • Level:

    Postgraduate, Professional Development

  • Mode:

    Taught

  • Delivery:

    Campus or eLearning, Part-time

  • Campus:

    Preston

  • Start Date:

    September, January, March

  • Award Type:

    MSc

Why study this programme?

This programme is designed around the diversity of needs of the healthcare practitioner, offering students the opportunity to structure their CPD and programme around their individual needs for their learning and development alongside professional practice needs, and the needs of their workplace.

The programme offers students the opportunity to bring CPD experiences together to gain academic credit within the programme, linked to the shell structure of the programme within the key themes of Leadership; Communication; Mental Health; Public Health; Practice Issues and Professional Issues. The award will be unique to the individual student, enabling a bespoke programme to be undertaken.

Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are a recognised British Honours degree to a good standard (or equivalent) and a professional qualification in a relevant healthcare discipline.

Programme at a Glance

Option 1

Year 1

Leadership Shell Option (20)

Leadership Shell Option (20)

Introduction to Post Graduate Research (20)

Year 2

Advanced Work based Practice Project: Design and Construction (20)

Study Days x 5 Practice Skills (20)

Year 3

Advanced Work based Practice Project: Delivery and Implementation (20)

Professional Issues Shell Option (20)

Communication Shell Option (20)

Year 4

Advanced Work based Practice Project Evaluation (20)

Option 2

Year 1

Professional Issues Shell Option (20)

Introduction to Post Graduate Research (20)

Year 2

Study Days x 5 Practice Skills (20)

Leadership Shell Option (20)

Year 3

Public Health Shell Option (20)

Communication Shell Option (20)

Year 4

Dissertation (60)

 

Postgraduate Advice Event

The next UCLan Postgraduate Advice Event will be on Thursday 10th November 2016.
For details and registration for this event please visit our Eventbrite page.
Please contact Course Enquiries with any queries regarding postgraduate study and research.

Further Information

This programme is designed to meet the changing needs of healthcare professionals in the modern world. Pressures to enhance practice and your own professional development can be recognised through the flexibility of the level 7 CPD framework. Contact the course leader for a personal consultation where you can discuss your aspirations and explore your options to create a bespoke post graduate experience which is both personal and contemporary to your professional needs.  

How to Apply

You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.

For other postgraduate courses you can apply directly to UCLan by downloading a Postgraduate Application Form (.pdf 190KB) please also see our Postgraduate Application Guidance Notes (.pdf 158KB).

Course Specification and Handbook

For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.

For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:

Applications

Apply now or see further information about postgraduate study and research. International students should visit our international pages.

Contact Us

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

Fees 2017/18

Full-time:
Part-time: TBC

Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated and may be subject to increase annually in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

Further information:

For 2016/17 fees please refer to our fees page.

Learning Environment and Assessment

Students will be assessed in a variety of ways, depending on the selection of modules each student takes. Examples of assessments will be, essay, presentation, portfolio, clinical.

Teaching staff have expert knowledge in relation to the modules they are delivering. The teaching staff come from across the College of Health and Wellbeing, predominantly in the School of Health Sciences but also the School of Nursing and the School of Community Health and Midwifery.